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International broadcasters pick up royal baby doc

Broadcasters in Canada, Brazil and Singapore have acquired FutureSight Entertainment's William and Kate: A Royal Arrival from UK-based distributor Electric Sky.
July 23, 2013

Broadcasters in Canada, Brazil and Singapore have picked up FutureSight Entertainment’s doc on the royal baby, William and Kate: A Royal Arrival, from distributor Electric Sky.

The UK-based distributor picked up the doc – which promised an up-to-the-minute update of the birth and interviews with Sir Elton John, Prince Harry, Kate Winslet – earlier in July. The royal baby was born on Sunday at 4:24 p.m. London time.

Pre-sale deals were finalized with CBC in Canada, Globosat in Brazil, and Mediacorp in Singapore.

In addition, the distributor has inked deals for another release – The Sex Clinic – with SBS Discovery TV Sweden, Channel 8 Israel, Vitaya in Belgium, TVN Poland, Prime Television New Zealand, SBS Discovery Media Norway, RTL Netherlands, SBS Discovery Media Finland and BBC Worldwide in Africa.

 

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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